Debris from 2011 Japanese disaster still washing up on shores of Alaska. NPR> http://tinyurl.com/b5dqpyq
Sagaponak and Bridgehampton oceanfront home-owners to vote to be taxed separately to “repair” beaches. Should be the case everywhere else. Let those who stand to gain stand to pay, not all the rest of us.
Beware of neologisms like “beach nourishment.” Virginia Beach beach rebuilt 49 times since ‘51 @ $400 million in Federal tax money. A new term usually means a new con. Ranting against nourishment is like being against mother’s milk. I say: Eat the sand!
Transocean Pleads Guilty to Gulf Oil Spill and Agrees to Pay $1.4 Billion in Fines
Via inhabitat> http://tinyurl.com/av9g7cu
Prototype for climate-proof, floating homes in Rotterdam.
Story & pix from inhabitat> http://tinyurl.com/affva8a
West Antarctica Ice Sheet Warming Twice as Fast